Months before the Arizona Commerce Authority’s prolonged CEO search ended with the selection of Sandra Watson, five candidates were interviewed for the position, including one with years of experience running statewide economic development groups.Read More »
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The glowing praise U.S. Sens. Jon Kyl and John McCain heaped on Richard Carmona 10 years ago led to some harsh words by Arizona’s senior senator for the Democrat who hopes to be his seatmate.Read More »
The U.S. Senate race between Democrat Richard Carmona and Republican Jeff Flake has morphed into one of the hottest campaigns in the country, and outside groups are spending accordingly, pumping almost $11 million into the race.Read More »
After nearly four years on the Ninth Floor, Eileen Klein is stepping down as Gov. Jan Brewer’s chief of staff, and as most Capitol observers expected, top aide Scott Smith is stepping in to take the reins.
The Governor’s Office on Monday announced that Klein had accepted a job as Arizona Board of Regents president. ABOR voted on Oct. 10 to offer Klein the position, which is being vacated by outgoing president Tom Anderes.
Eileen Klein has made a significant mark on state government in the three years she’s served as Gov. Jan Brewer’s chief of staff, and if she leaves to head the Arizona Board of Regents she will be sorely missed at the Capitol. But her departure is not expected to bring many changes in the way the Governor’s Office operates.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne and an ally who are accused of campaign finance violations from the 2010 election rebutted an order from the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office that they repay hundreds of thousands of dollars.Read More »
At a board meeting held to establish its policies on disclosure of the businesses that contribute money, Team ACA said its policy would simply be to comply with all legal requirements, though it’s unclear whether the identities of contributors would be open to the public.Read More »
When the Arizona Attorney General’s Office released hundreds of documents from an internal probe over suspected leaks to the media, it redacted a plethora of embarrassing information.Read More »
An eight-month, $75,000 nationwide search for a new Arizona Commerce Authority CEO ended when the only identified candidate – who worked in the building – was selected and unanimously approved today.
The ACA board today named interim CEO Sandra Watson to the job permanently after more than an hour in executive session.
A Maricopa County judge threw out a lawsuit seeking to overturn the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission’s congressional maps, ruling that the complaint was too long-winded and contained reams of irrelevant information.Read More »